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Sonographer

**Job Description:**

Sonographers at Intermountain Health are committed to providing patient centered care while demonstrating our values of Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Mutual Respect. If you are interested in contributing to our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible- come join our team!

Posting Specifics:

+ Benefits Eligible: Yes

+ Hours: Full Time (36 hours)

+ Shift Details: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 7am – 7pm

+ Additional Details: Shift differentials given for evenings, nights and weekends

Platte Valley Hospital (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/locations/intermountain-health-platt...) is part of Intermountain Health, a nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed community hospital is proud to offer comprehensive, integrated care focused on holistic health. We are proud to extend the mission of Intermountain Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.

Benefits (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/em...) are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we’ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.

We’re proud to offer caregivers access to tuition assistance, certification assistance, up-front tuition through the PEAK (Path to Education, Advancement, and Knowledge) program, debt-free degrees, and other department education payments or employer-paid education assistance.

Job Description

+ Ensures proper patient identification, verifies orders, and prepares patients for exams.

+ Uses proper imaging techniques to ensure timely, safe, and high-quality diagnostic exams.

+ Demonstrates the ability to perform any exam on all ages of patients (neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) using appropriate protocol and following ACR guidelines.

+ Demonstrates proficiency on all clinical equipment within the department.

+ Completes and annotates a medically acceptable exam, following ACR guidelines while producing the maximum diagnostic information in a minimal amount of time.

+ Follows appropriate protocol for medical necessity, coding, and charging, obtaining consents if necessary, documenting any events that may occur, for quality, maintaining a current QC program for ACR and reporting any equipment failures or problems.

+ Exhibits good safety practices in body substance protection, cleaning of equipment, using proper sterile techniques, and removing any expired materials.

+ Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.

**Qualifications**

+ ARRT Registry or ARDMS Registry. The ARDMS must include successful completion of one registry pertinent to the department beyond physics (options include OB, abdominal, neuro, breast, and vascular), required.

+ Basic life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers, required.

+ Ultrasound experience, preferred.

**Physical Requirements:**

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

**Anticipated job posting close date:**

07/16/2024

**Location:**

Platte Valley Hospital

**Work City:**

Brighton

**Work State:**

Colorado

**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**

36

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$32.84 - $58.35

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/em...) , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers (http://www.sclhealthbenefits.org) ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/di...) .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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